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The Cider House Rules


John Irving scripted this screen adaptation of his 1985 novel. Set during World War II, The Cider House Rules concerns Homer Wells ([[Performer~P196872~Tobey Maguire~tobeymaguire]]), an orphan who spent most of his childhood at the St. Cloud Orphanage in rural Maine, where he grew up under the strong but affectionate care of Dr. Wilbur Larch ([[Performer~P10198~Michael Caine~michaelcaine]]). Larch has passed along his medical education to Homer, and the young man helps the doctor care for abandoned...more

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